Tag Archive: prematurity

May 21 2014

Study Reports Outcomes of Tracheostomy in Preterm Infants

Neonatologists at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia frequently face the intricate decision of whether to place a tracheostomy in a preterm infant with severe lung disease and when to do it. A lack of relevant literature about this procedure makes it a challenging consideration.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/study-reports-outcomes-tracheostomy-preterm-infants/

Apr 21 2014

Going With the Gut to Build Preterm Infants’ Immunity

At birth, infants move from a sterile environment to one full of microorganisms. They rapidly acquire alterations in their immune systems that help them to survive in this dirty world.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/going-gut-build-preterm-infants-immunity/